Definition of Acquainting

1. Verb. (present participle of acquaint) ¹



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Definition of Acquainting

1. acquaint [v] - See also: acquaint

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acquainting

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acquaintance rape
acquaintance rapes
acquaintances
acquaintanceship
acquaintanceships
acquaintant
acquaintants
acquaintaunce
acquaintaunces
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acquainted(p)
acquainted with(p)
acquaintedness
acquainting (current term)
acquaints
acquest
acquests
acquiesce
acquiesced
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acquiescences
acquiescencies
acquiescency
acquiescent
acquiescently
acquiesces
acquiescing
acquiescingly

Literary usage of Acquainting

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1. Progressive Men, Women, and Movements of the Past Twenty-five Years by Benjamin Orange Flower (1914)
"acquainting AMERICA WITH WORK IN FOREIGN EXPERIMENT STATIONS Henry ... Service in acquainting America with Advance Movements in Foreign Lands— Prof. ..."

2. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... the truth in its ultimate reception, act as positive aids to its attainment by acquainting him with the symptoms of an insecure footing in his progress. ..."

3. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1839)
"... to the lords and gentlemen whom he knew to be of the same mind; and Mr. Tomkins acquainting those he durst trust of the city, that such and such lords ..."

4. Opinions of Eminent Lawyers, on Various Points of English Jurisprudence by George Chalmers (1814)
"... inclosing another letter from Mr. Knowles, governor of Jamaica, acquainting your lordships tha.t he had ordered the attorney-general of the island to ..."

5. Life of Arthur Lee, LL. D.: Joint Commissioner of the United States to the by Richard Henry Lee, Arthur Lee (1829)
"1775, secret Agent of Congress—Letter of the " Secret Corresponding Committee" of Congress, acquainting ..."

6. The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution: Being the Letters by Jared Sparks, United States Dept. of State (1829)
"Late last night I received a note from Count de Vergennes, acquainting me that it is very essential he should have a ..."

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